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ZIP Code 07974

Primary City:New Providence, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (10:06am)
Coordinates:40.70, -74.40
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07974. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07974, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
New Providence, NJ
Acceptable:
New Providnce
Unacceptable:
Murray Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 07974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07974 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07974 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07974 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,768
Population Density 2,948 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,300
Median Home Value $582,100
Land Area 3.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,185
Median Household Income $138,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5460371831
5-9461465926
10-14441505946
15-19392341733
20-24213191404
25-29223213436
30-34226291517
35-39390429819
40-44464486950
45-495055711,076
50-545315251,056
55-59441425866
60-64253280533
65-69196226422
70-74155183338
75-79120189309
80-84145193338
85 Plus84184268

Gender

 Male 5,700 48%
 Female 6,068 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,101 85.8%
 Black Or African American 134 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 1,179 10.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 136 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 204 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2423335
25-34165181346
35-44690184874
45-549671821,149
55-64670103773
65-7440342445
75-8434060400
85 Plus13132163

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,853 68%
 Single Guardian 389 9%
 Singles 811 19%
 Singles With Roommate 132 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,465 59%
 Households with Kids 1,720 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19667163
28868156
39681177
49587182
57691167
611572187
785104189
89498192
991100191
1085110195
1188115203
127893171
139088178
1410099199
159593188
1610481185
179193184
186948117
19332659
20392059

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07974 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07974 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 07974 real estate data, the median home value of $582,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07974 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,635 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,359 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,009 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 817 19%
 Households Vacant 115 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 31 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 393 47%
 2 Bedroom 375 45%
 3+ Bedroom 62 7%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $138,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07974 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 07974 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07974 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,139 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,955 22%
 No Earnings 2,908 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,139 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,955 22%
 No Earnings 2,908 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,308 79.5%
 Public transportation 509 9.4%
 Taxicab 22 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 4.2%
 Worked at Home 354 6.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 204 5%
 High School Graduate 954 25%
 Associate's degree 165 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,372 35%
 Master's degree 752 19%
 Professional school degree 220 6%
 Doctorate degree 222 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,349 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 354 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07974

ZIP Code 07974 is in the Morris-Union Jointure Commisson School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07974.

Developmental Learning Center New Providence
340 Central Ave
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Morris-Union Jointure Commisson School District
Allen W. Roberts School
80 Jones Dr
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Providence Board of Education School District
Salt Brook School
40 Maple St
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Providence Board of Education School District
New Providence High School
35 Pioneer Dr
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Providence Board of Education School District
New Providence Middle School
35 Pioneer Dr
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: New Providence Board of Education School District
Academy of Our Lady of Peace
99 South St
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Andrew'S Nursery School & Kindergarten
419 South St
New Providence, NJ 07974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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